Weekend Warrior

What to Do and See This Weekend: July 15—17

Crooners from the '60s, a screening of Sundance winner Sonita, plus a murder mystery that's drop-dead good.

07/13/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Summer Chills

Appreciating the Genius of Agatha Christie—Unedited and Uncut

The Alley spins a web of deception—and comedy.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Taqvi

Theater

Off-Broadway Play Making Its Way to Alley Theatre

Alley Theatre's latest production, Grounded, focuses on modern warfare and the toll it takes on soldiers home and abroad.

04/04/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Slam Poetry

Local Theater Gives Voice to Students Through Slam Poetry

Alley Theatre's Slam Poets gives Houston teens an expressive and creative outlet.

02/25/2016 By Camilla Cook

Theater

The Story of LBJ Comes Home to Texas

Robert Schenkkan’s hit play All the Way brings the 36th president to the Alley Theatre.

02/05/2016 By Katricia Lang

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

The Unhappy Elf

Todd Waite returns as David Sedaris' cranky Christmas elf in The Santaland Diaries at Alley Theatre.

11/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Theater & Design

From Sketch to Stage: Alley Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors

Set designer Hugh Landwehr talks recreating 1960s England in the Alley's $46.5 million remodeled space

10/02/2015 By Katricia Lang

Divine Commode-ty

Inside the Alley Theatre’s Biggest and Best Upgrade

Forget the new stage and lobby, the real draw is, shall we say, behind closed doors.

09/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Theatre

The Alley reopens, Peter Pan joins the 21st century and professional wrestling muscles its way to center stage

09/01/2015 Photography by Nick Esquer

Stage Construction

Touring the Alley Theatre's Renovation

A hard-hat look at a job almost complete

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Slideshow

2015 Alley Theatre Ball Late Night Party

Comedy legend Jay Leno had theatre lovers roaring with laughter at the 2015 Alley Theatre Ball.

05/14/2015

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 1–3

Featuring Bill Maher, Elton John, Kidz Bop and an early Cinco de Mayo celebration

04/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 24–26

Featuring Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Wilco and Sweeney Todd.

04/22/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 3–5

Featuring Talib Kweli, John Biggers and the Dance Salad Festival

04/01/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Our Top 5 Most Anticipated Arts Events of 2015

Here's what we're looking forward to in the new year.

12/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Year in Review

Houstonia's Favorite Plays of 2014

The show did, in fact, go on.

12/18/2014 By Michael Hardy and Scott Vogel

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 19–21

Resistance to the holiday spirit is futile.

12/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

comedy

Lewis Black's 10 Greatest Rants

In anticipation of his appearance tonight, we've assembled the definitive list of Black's top take-downs.

11/13/2014 By Michael Hardy